Donor Stories

Humboldt State University is grateful for the support provided by donors who have made planned gifts to our institution. Through their generosity, these individuals have demonstrated their commitment to the future of HSU through gifts that have created meaningful legacies. Here are some of their stories.

Felix and Shirley De Martis Donors Humboldt

Felix and Shirley De Martis

The De Martises quickly set up a Charitable Gift Annuity with HSU that provides them with a secure, fixed lifetime income—and more than half of each income payment is tax-free.

Kenneth L. Fisher

In addition to being one of the world's leading financial advisors, HSU alumnus, Kenneth L. Fisher ('72) is deeply committed to advancing the world's understanding of redwood forest ecology.

Franklin B. Rohner Donor Humboldt

Franklin B. Rohner

Almost fifty years after Franklin B. Rohner left Humboldt State, the Fortuna native made a gift of property that helped fund the HSU Admissions Center which now bears his name.